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Mariel Reed is co-founder and CEO of Pavilion, a venture-backed marketplace for state and local public procurement. Pavilion enables public servants to save time and money by purchasing from suppliers that have been pre-qualified by other public entities, and helps reduce the cost of selling into the $2T state and local public sector for businesses.

Before founding Pavilion, Mariel served at the San Francisco Mayor’s Office, where she worked on two of the greatest challenges and opportunities for local governments: procurement and talent, and was an early employee at Coursera, an education technology startup.